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For the Ride
A major new book-length visionary poem from a writer “whose poems are among the major astonishments of contemporary poetry” (Robert Polito, the... Les mer
What Is Existentialism?
'It is possible for man to snatch the world from the darkness of absurdity'  How should we think and act in the world? These writings on the... Les mer
Enlightenment Now
If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that... Les mer
Territory of Light
'Wonderfully poetic ... extraordinary freshness ... a Virginia Woolf quality' Margaret Drabble Territory of Light is the radiant story of a... Les mer
Between the Acts
'One of the great writers of the twentieth century' Guardian It is June in 1939, and the inhabitants of a country house prepare to host the... Les mer
The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem
'A wonderful book - an invigorating revelation ... An essential collection of prose poems from across the globe, by old masters and new, reveals the... Les mer
Selected Short Stories
'Woolf is modern ... With Joyce and Eliot she has shaped a literary century' Jeanette Winterson Virginia Woolf tested the boundaries of fiction in... Les mer
The History of Philosophy
'Updating Bertrand Russell for the 21st century . . . a cerebrally enjoyable survey, written with great clarity and touches of wit . . . The... Les mer
Garments Against Women
'Around that time my daughter and I had this exchange: Anne, imagine if the world had nothing in it. Do you mean nothing at all - just darkness... Les mer
The Dawn of Eurasia
'Brilliant, bold and beautifully told ... A profound piece of political thinking' Ben Judah, author of This Is London In this original and timely... Les mer
The Art of Making Memories
The third book from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking. Every year, we are given a fixed number of... Les mer
No One is Too Small to Make a Difference
The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation 'Everything needs to... Les mer
The Blank Slate
'A passionate defence of the enduring power of human nature ... both life-affirming and deeply satisfying' Daily Telegraph Recently many people... Les mer
Life with a Capital L
In Life with a Capital L, Geoff Dyer has selected some of [Lawrence's] most fascinating and accessible pieces to tempt new readers. Comedy and humour... Les mer
The Cost of Living
From the twice-Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Hot Milk and Swimming Home : Dazzling, essential, entirely unlike anything else -- a memoir on... Les mer
The Spirit of Science Fiction
Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to... Les mer
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive A little black girl opens her eyes... Les mer
Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues is the inimitable autobiography of one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century. Born to a single mother in 1915... Les mer
After Kathy Acker: A Biography
Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore ... and cultural icon.The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are... Les mer
The Best Minds of My Generation
A unique history of the Beats, in the words of the movement's most central member, Allen Ginsberg, based on a seminal series of his lecturesIn 1977,... Les mer
Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber
'Wives in the avocados, babies in the tomatoes!-and you, Garcia Lorca, what were you doing by the watermelons?'Profane and prophetic verses about... Les mer
The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House
From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with... Les mer
It Can't Happen Here
'An eerily prescient foreshadowing of current affairs' Guardian'Not only Lewis's most important book but one of the most important books ever... Les mer
The Pitards
Captain Lannec has finally managed to buy his own ship with the financial help of his in-laws, the Pitards - and they've never let him forget it.... Les mer